We offer a full range of legal and estate agency services to private and business clients in the Scottish Borders and beyond. Click on a link below to find out more about our legal and estate agency services.
Now, more than ever, people realise the benefits of having a Will prepared by professionals to ensure that their assets go to the right persons after death. We offer advice on the correct Will for your circumstances and on methods to avoid or reduce the impact of Inheritance Tax.
At times of bereavement you need the best advice possible. Our solicitors have the knowledge and expertise to wind up the estates of deceased persons in a swift and sympathetic manner.
A Trust can be a useful method to solve a number of family problems whether they be tax related or otherwise. As part of our comprehensive service we can advise as to the variety of Trusts available and thereafter deal with the setting up of the appropriate Trust for you and deal with its subsequent administration.
While you might never want to contemplate the prospect of being unable to manage your own affairs incapacity can strike in many and often unexpected ways. A Power of Attorney allows you to appoint someone you trust to make decisions for you should the need arise. We are very experienced in this field and can fully advise as to the options available to you.
The UK taxation system is notoriously complex and none more so than in the field of Inheritance Tax. In conjunction with our Will writing service we are well placed to advise on the Inheritance Tax implications for you and your family and to suggest planning strategies to mitigate any liability which might exist.
We offer a one stop service for all aspects of the purchase, sale and letting of properties. We strive to lead you smoothly through the complexities of the contracts, financial arrangements, estate agency and conveyancing.
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We have the expertise and experience required to deal with most aspects of commercial and licensed property. We advise commercial and private clients:
- Sale and Purchase
- Development of Commercial Property
- Letting (Landlord and Tenant)
We have years of experience in advising clients with regard to the preparation of Partnership Agreements and all aspects of partnership law including partnership disputes which unfortunately can easily arise. A well prepared Partnership Agreement can provide a solution to many problems before they occur.
The law affects agricultural activities in an ever increasing and burdensome way. Advice on such matters to include the buying and selling of farms and other rural properties and advice regarding agricultural leases and associated matters is available.
Whether from the perspective of the employer or the employee Employment Law is a veritable minefield. We are able to offer general advice in this area and, if necessary, have access to specialist practitioners when complex matters arise.